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Shannon McKeown is the VP of Advertising Sales and Basketball Editor for He's a two-time FSWA finalist for Fantasy Basketball writer of the year. He also covers the Pistons and Tigers for the site.

Fantasy sports articles written by Shannon McKeown

Fantasy Basketball Podcast: Parker Injury, Knicks Rant!

The 3 Amigo's go off on various topics, including the mess at MSG, Parker's injury and Friday's DFS options.

Are You Smarter Than Jeff Erickson?

Compete against Jeff Erickson in the free RotoWire Sports Trivia contest on Tuesday for cash and prizes.

Fantasy Basketball Podcast: Adios Amigos!

The Three Amigos bid the 2015-16 season adios in their final pod of the season.

Fantasy Basketball Podcast: Tres Amigos Devoluciones (Returns)

The three amigos return to provide solid DFS advice. Plus some heated Byron Scott debate.

Fantasy Basketball Podcast: Three Amigos Running Wild

D.J. Trainor, Shannon McKeown and Ken "K-Train" Crites talk about NBA trade rumors, Friday's slate of games on DraftKings, and D.J.'s hair color...

Fantasy Basketball Podcast: Three Amigos

DJ, McDaily and K-Train triple the power of the RotoWire hoops podcast!

Fantasy Basketball Podcast: Green Christmas

McDaily and K-Train talk Friday DraftKings and Green Christmas.

Fantasy Basketball Podcast: Friday DK Picks, Pink Hammer

Ken and Shannon discuss Friday's DFS slate on DraftKings and some oddly morally deprived topics.

Fantasy Basketball Podcast: Friday Pod, A Little Early

McDaily and K-Train talk waiver targets and early Thursday evening advice for Friday lineups.

Fantasy Basketball Podcast: DraftKings Friday Slate, Laker D Issues

Ken and Shannon discuss Friday's DFS slate on DraftKings, Laker D and last year's value players.

Fantasy Basketball Podcast: RW Expert Keeper League Auction

Shannon and Ken over-analyze last night's RW Expert Keeper League Auction

120 Sports & RW Video: Friday NBA DFS Strategies

Shannon joins 120 Sports to explain why Dwight Howard is a DFS Must-Start for Friday.

Tigers Team Preview: The Window is Closing

Health will be a major obstacle for the Tigers in 2015, with Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez recovering from offseason surgeries.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Player Ownership Percentages - Week 7

Which players were heavily owned in FanDuel's Thursday night contest?

NBA Team Previews: Detroit Pistons

Can Kentavious Caldwell-Pope steal a starting job, or will he be passed over by the recently signed Jodie Meeks and Caron Butler?

DFS Baseball 101: Sports Tradex's Millionaire Maker

RotoWire partner, Sports Tradex, is offering users a chance to win $1,000,000 this Friday.

DFS Basketball 101: DailyMVP Overview

Shannon McKeown tests out DailyMVP's new basketball offering, FASTBREAK.

2014 Tigers Team Preview: Motor City Makeover

Prince Fielder and Doug Fister were dealt in the offseason but Detroit still has the pieces in place to contend. What impact will new manager Brad Ausmus and top prospect Nick Castellanos have in 2014?

NBA Barometer: The Canadian Quandary

Will he or won't he be dealt? RotoWire's Shannon McKeown discusses Kyle Lowry's status, as well as other ballers on the rise or decline.

NBA Barometer: The King of Fantasy Hoops

Kevin Durant is the King of Fantasy Hoops.

NBA Barometer: Harden is Humming

James Harden had some difficulty finding his stride and staying healthy early in the season, but he's finally living up to his heavy price tag in drafts.

NBA Barometer: Not Your Run-of-the-Millsap

With Al Horford (pectoral) out for the season, Paul Millsap has taken on a new level of responsibility with the Hawks that has raised his fantasy value dramatically.

NBA Barometer: Finding Value in a Buck

At just 6-22, the Bucks are firmly planted in the cellar of the NBA standings. Despite their lack of the success in the win column this season, Milwaukee is churning out multiple underrated fantasy options.

NBA Barometer: Dirk Revitalized

Dirk Nowitzki is playing like a first-round fantasy player this season.

NBA Barometer: The New Zeke

Isaiah Thomas (IT2) was already putting up great production off the bench, but a move to the starting point guard spot could make him even better.

NBA Barometer: Return of the Mamba

The Black Mamba is ready to return, and with a bevy off broken hands running through the league, some new players are rising into relevance and fantasy stardom.

NBA Barometer: Fit for the Kings

Derrick Williams was traded from the Timberwolves to the Kings this week, and he stands to see a dramatic increase in his fantasy value thanks to the move.

NBA Barometer: The Real Beal

Is Bradley Beal the next Ray Allen? Trey Burke has returned, but what should we expect from him? Rising and falling value changes from the last week.

NBA Barometer: Better Than LeBron?

Minnesota's Kevin Love is healthy and putting up career-best numbers, and he may be a better fantasy option than Miami's LeBron James this season.

NBA Barometer: Small Sample Sizes

Klay Thompson has been shooting lights out this season, but is he really a top-5 fantasy player? And Tyson Chandler will miss four-to-six weeks with a broken fibula.

NBA Barometer: Opening Night Analysis

Michael Carter-Williams had the best statistical NBA debut in the history of the NBA, but is it indicative of his true value or a mirage?

NBA Barometer: Rosy Return

Derrick Rose is back and potentially better than ever in reality, but is he worth a first-round pick in fantasy?

NBA Barometer: The Other Gasol

Anthony Davis is the man of the preseason, but there are some other value changes that have happened in the NBA. Shannon McKeown has the news and analysis.

NBA Team Previews: Detroit Pistons 2013-14

The Pistons reloaded this offseason with Josh Smith, Brandon Jennings and Luigi Datome. They're poised to challenge for a playoff spot, but can they get you to the fantasy playoffs?

NBA Barometer: Preseason Value Changes

The offseason and preseason changes that have raised and lowered players' value is all broken down here.

NBA Barometer: Fantasy Awards

Shannon McKeown (@RotoShannon) gives out his fantasy awards for the 2012-13 season.

NBA Barometer: Stars in Street Clothes

Shannon McKeown (@RotoShannon) echoes the frustrations of all fantasy players who had to go through last week without LeBron.

NBA Barometer: Beat the Drummond

Shannon McKeown (@RotoShannon) says Andre Drummond's best days are ahead of him.

NBA Barometer: Magic Tricks

Shannon McKeown (@RotoShannon) says there's fantasy magic in Orlando and provides updates on all the changes in value from the last week.

The Give and Go: From the Windows to the Wall

Shannon (@RotoShannon) and Kyle McKeown (@RotoWireKyleNBA) talk about John Wall's career night, discuss injury replacements, and jam on point guard rankings.

The Give and Go: Hot Hot Heat

Shannon (@RotoShannon) and Kyle McKeown (@RotoWireKyleNBA) discuss the Heat win streak and rankings for next season.

NBA Barometer: Playoff Heroes

Shannon McKeown (@RotoShannon) talks strategy for the stretch run and gives us updates on the value changes from the last week.

NBA Barometer: Prince of Thieves

Shannon McKeown (@RotoShannon) spotlights Ricky Rubio's triple-double and runs through all the changing value in fantasy.

The Give and Go: Suns, Bucks, and Bulls

Shannon and Kyle McKeown discuss recent happenings in fantasy and general NBA storylines.

The Give and Go: Kanter Bargnani Me any Favors

Shannon (@RotoShannon) and Kyle McKeown (@RotoWireKyleNBA) discuss the recent happenings in the NBA.

NBA Barometer: On the Origin of Jennings

Shannon McKeown (@RotoShannon) goes over Brandon Jenning's evolution and the changing values in the NBA.

NBA Barometer: Rookies Breaking Out

Shannon McKeown (@RotoShannon) talks about the rookies breaking out in fantasy and the value changes over the last week.

The Give and Go: Real and Fantasy Deadlines

Shannon (@RotoShannon) and Kyle McKeown (@RotoWireKyleNBA) have a conversation about the real and fantasy trade deadlines and other NBA topics.

NBA Barometer: Trade Deadline Primer

Shannon McKeown (@RotoShannon) points out players to watch during the trade deadline Thursday and runs through players value changes from the last week.

The Give and Go: Second-Half Targets

Kyle and Shannon McKeown explore buy-low options for the second half of the NBA season.

NBA Barometer: Phoenix Folly

Shannon McKeown (@RotoShannon) covers the frustrating rotation in Phoenix and runs through all the players gaining and losing value in the NBA.

The Give and Go: Banging the Drummond

Kyle and Shannon McKeown explore Andre Drummond's value going forward and take a look at the Spurs recent run.

NBA Barometer: MASH Unit

Shannon McKeown (@RotoShannon) tackles the issue of momentary value versus long-term value and runs down all the value changes that have happened over the last week.

Tigers' Team Preview: Star Power

Miguel Cabrera is coming off of an MVP season, Justin Verlander remains among the elite starters, and Prince Fielder is a star. But have the Tigers filled in behind them adequately?

The Give and Go: Taking Stock

Kyle and Shannon McKeown take stock of their fantasy squads and explore ways to make a run down the stretch

NBA Barometer: Lowry, Terry, and Bogut, Oh My!

Shannon McKeown (@RotoShannon) breaks down the guard mess in Boston, touches on the Rudy Gay trade, and shoots through the other value changes this week.

NBA Barometer: P.J. and Deron

Shannon McKeown (@RotoShannon) looks at the positive effect P.J. Carlesimo is having on Deron Williams and goes through the rising and falling value in fantasy over the last week.

NBA Barometer: A Coaching Change in Milwaukee

Shannon McKeown (@RotoShannon) dissects why Ersan Ilyasova will finally break out under the new coaching regime in Milwaukee and breaks down the Love and Varejao injuries.

NBA Barometer: Don't Go Chasing Rivers

Shannon McKeown (@RotoShannon) recaps the return of Eric Gordon while touching on the value rising and falling in fantasy.

NBA Barometer: Gordon Getting Close

New Orleans' Eric Gordon returned to practice last week and could appear in a game soon, making him a player to target on your free agent wire. Find out who else makes the list of movers this week.

NBA Barometer: The Ageless Tim Duncan

Shannon McKeown (@RotoShannon) dissects Tim Duncan's value and runs through the players who have seen their value rise and fall this last week.

NBA Barometer: Two Young Stars Return

Shannon McKeown (@RotoShannon) recaps the return The Brow and Kyrie Irving while touching on lots of guys worth watching in deep leagues.

NBA Barometer: The World Keeps Turner-ing

Shannon McKeown (@RotoShannon) points out Evan Turner's rise and covers the gamut on rising and falling value in fantasy.

NBA Barometer: World Peace Reigns

Shannon McKeown (@RotoShannon) supports World Peace and Tyreke Evans, but Pau Gasol and Dwyane Wade are another story.

NBA Barometer: The Calderon Conundrum

Shannon McKeown (@RotoShannon) breaks down the value of players who have had their situations change in the last week.

NBA Barometer: Varejao Breaks Out

Shannon McKeown (@RotoShannon) says we should have seen Varejao's breakout coming.

NBA Barometer: Bargains on the Bucks

Shannon McKeown (@RotoShannon) covers all the NBA players gaining and losing value.

NBA Barometer: Harden is Set for Blast Off

Shannon McKeown covers all the players gaining and losing value in fantasy basketball this week.

NBA Barometer: Playing Time is Key

Shannon McKeown takes a look at which players could see their playing time rise or fall this upcoming season.

NBA Barometer: Every Rose Has Its Thorn

Derrick Rose and Kevin Love are two superstar players who have seen their fantasy value drop recently.

NBA Team Previews: Detroit Pistons 2012-13

NBA Barometer: New Playmaker in Philly

Evan Turner, Tristan Thompson and Michael Beasley lead pack of players looking to breakout this season.

NBA Barometer: Offseason Movers and Shakers

Josh Smith, Evan Turner and Nikola Vucevic among players who saw their fantasy values rise due to offseason moves.

2012 Canucks Preview: Canucks Look To Bounce Back From Playoff Upset

NBA Barometer: Going Green

NBA Barometer: Heads Up On Hudson

NBA Barometer: Gordon Returns to Action

NBA Barometer: Cousins Breaks Out

NBA Barometer: Check-In On Chandler

NBA Barometer: Pass the Batum

NBA Barometer: Evan's Turn-er in Philadelphia

NBA Barometer: Dire Straits in DC

NBA Barometer: Thomas Impressing in the Starting Lineup

NBA Barometer: Lopez Nearing Return

The Nets may be welcoming Brook Lopez back into their lineup in the near future. If he's available on your waiver wire, it's time to pounce.

NBA Barometer: New Officers in Lob City

With Chauncey Billups out for the season, both Mo Williams (pictured) and Randy Foye will play a bigger role the rest of the way.

2012 Tigers Preview: Tigers 2012: AL Team to Beat?

NBA Barometer: Holding Pattern

Chris Kaman's days with the Hornets appear to be over, but he may be worth a pickup depending on where he lands.

NBA Barometer: Sizzling Curry

NBA Barometer: Bobcats Begin Walk To The Future

NBA Barometer: Grizzlies' Gasol Going Up

NBA Barometer: Injury Replacements and Rookies

The Zach Randolph and Manu Ginobili injuries have opened the door for Marreese Speights and Gary Neal, and rookies are stepping into the spotlight.

NBA Barometer: Finding World Peace

NBA Barometer: Lopez Injury Causes Big Changes

Detroit Pistons Preview 2011: Detroit Pistons Preview 2011

NBA Barometer: New Faces In New Orleans

NBA Barometer: Brown to the Desert

Shannon Brown could see himself in the starting five after signing a deal with the Suns.

NBA Barometer: Basketball Is Back

2011 Canucks Team Preview: Can the Canucks Get Back to the Finals?

An in-depth look at the Vancouver Canucks heading into the 2011-2012 season.

NBA Barometer: Who to Grab, Who to Keep an Eye On

NBA Barometer: Rising Sun

NBA Barometer: Return of the King

NBA Barometer: Griffin Cooling Off

NBA Barometer: Stuck(ey) on the Bench

NBA Barometer: A Pair of Clippers on the Rise

NBA Barometer: Trade Deadline Edition

NBA Barometer: Grizzlie Situation in Memphis

Rudy Gay is having a career year for the Grizzlies, but a shoulder injury will cost him at least the next four weeks. Who will step up in his absence?

MLB Team Previews: 2011 Tigers Preview

NBA Barometer: Buy the Bucks

NBA Barometer: New Life in Indiana

NBA Barometer: Kwame Brown Resurrection

NBA Barometer: Hill Hitting a Hot Streak

NBA Barometer: This Wizard Warrants Mention

Washington's Nick Young has taken off since the trade of Gilbert Arenas, earning him a spot in this week's 'Stock Up' section. Find out who else makes the cut in the lastest version of the Barometer.

NBA Barometer: Climbing Clipper

Los Angeles Clipper DeAndre Jordan has taken off in recent weeks, earning himself a mention in this week's article. Find out who else makes the list as well.

NBA Barometer: D.J. Dialed in From Downtown

Thanks to new coach Paul Silas' up-tempo offense, Charlotte's D.J. Augustin has picked up his production, especially from behind the arc.

NBA Barometer: Hedo Returns to Orlando

NBA Barometer: Bynum's Back in Business

NBA Barometer: Yao Shut Down Again

The Rockets have decided to sit Yao down for the rest of the week, which will only push back his return to the court. Another top center will miss more time, but another one could be back sooner than you think.

NBA Barometer: Durant Dinged Up

Kevin Durant missed Wednesday's game with a knee injury, but he is not the only star who is not 100 percent right now. Find out who else owners should keep a close eye on in the coming weeks.

NBA Barometer: Duncan Down

The Spurs' Tim Duncan is still putting up decent numbers, but he's not producing at the level he has in recent years thanks to a dip in playing time. Find out who else makes the list in this week's edition.

NBA Barometer: Track Nash

Steve Nash is a bit banged up right now, so fantasy owners will want to monitor his status. Find out which other players make the list this week.

NBA Barometer: Sweet Music

Paul Millsap's big performance Tuesday has the Jazz on a roll and his fantasy stock on the rise. Find out who else makes the list this week.

NBA Barometer: Monitor Jamison

Antawn Jamison has already missed one game and could miss another Friday, so fantasy owners should be tracking his status - as well as that of some other promising players.

NBA Barometer: Rocket in the Sky

Luis Scola is off to a fast start this season, and he should continue to put up big numbers, especially on nights Yao Ming sits. Find out who else moves the wire this week.

NBA Barometer: Final Preseason Edition

NBA Barometer: Griffin Healthy and Ready to Go

2010 Atlanta Hawks Preview: 2010 Atlanta Hawks Preview

NBA Team Previews: 2010-11 Detroit Pistons Preview

NBA Barometer: Cousins Impressive in Debut

NBA Barometer: Training Camp Tips Off

NBA Barometer: Offseason Upgrades and Downgrades

2010-11 Vancouver Canucks Preview: 2010-11 Vancouver Canucks Preview

NBA Barometer: Around the League

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NBA Barometer: Around the League

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NBA Injury Analysis: 2008 Portland Trailblazers Preview

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